Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal

October 28, 2023

OSAKA – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today met with India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, ahead of the G7 Trade Ministers’ Meeting.

Ambassador Tai and Minister Goyal discussed the importance of a successful 13th WTO Ministerial Conference. Ambassador Tai expressed her desire for the United States to help advance meaningful progress on key topics during this ministerial, including on reforming the WTO to meet the needs of all people.

Ambassador Tai and Minister Goyal also discussed ways to intensify cooperation on bilateral trade issues, and as well working together to finalize the date for the next bilateral Trade Policy Forum .. Finally, Ambassador Tai also shared updates on the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework negotiations and the need the deliver meaningful outcomes and deliverables in the coming weeks.